Author: Tyler

DTC Solutions version 2 Released

DTC Solutions is our solution to providing customers with quick, easy to find repair information on every single diagnostic trouble code (DTC) that we can find. While the original version has been popular, we had kept everything the same for the last 5 years. Today, that changes. We are excited to showcase a completely new user interface, new modules, a better search method, and much more. This software solution is only available on our kits or bundles, and is not sold separately. DTC Solutions Improved Interface With touchscreen displays and tablets becoming more popular, we wanted to make sure...

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The New Green 9-pin J1939 Connectors Explained

Introduction to the Green Type II Can 500 9-pin Starting with model year 2016 and newer trucks, commercial vehicles started showing up with the new green 9-pin plug in the dash. Previously they were black in color and now they are green. If you have a black cable, you will find that it will not physically fit into the green diagnostic port; this left technicians with new many questions, including: So, what is going on here? Why did the truck manufacturers make our lives more difficult? Can I just but a new cable for my truck adapter? All of...

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CanDo HD Mobile for iOS and Android Review

CanDo HD Mobile Overview There has always been a wide variety of handheld scanners for commercial trucks. The last time we looked, there was over 30 different models available from a wide range of manufacturers, both well known (Bosch, OTC, Snap On) and from overseas (Autel, iCarSoft). What we have seen the last 6-9 months is a shift from handheld scanners which have physical cables attached to them, to mobile devices that use your phone and Bluetooth. As of this blog post, there are 3 devices that work on commercial trucks from your mobile device, with the CanDo HD...

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PF-Diagnose Lifetime Updates and Support

HUGE SAVINGS ON PF-DIAGNOSE! Limited time only. Offer ends October 31, 2017. LIMITED TIME OFFER! Get a life time license for unlimted upgrades of PF-Diagnose for as low as $350* BUY NOW *restrictions apply. See article for details. PF-Diagnose is a truly universal diagnostic software program that works with anything running standard protocols such as OBDII, J1708, J1939, J2534, and a ton more. This one program will connect to your commercial truck and read every available ECM such as engine, transmission, cab, chassis, ABS, and whatever else your semi truck has. We have thousands of happy customers across the...

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Portable DPF Cleaning Machine Features and Benefits

Quick Intro to DPF Filters Every commercial truck since 2007 has a Diesel Particulate Filter, or DPF, on the vehicle. In simplest terms, the DPF is an extra device in the exhaust system that is designed to catch diesel particulate matter, or “soot”, from the engine. The issue that many people don’t realize is that these filters have required maintenance intervals. These are based on usage type, miles driven, and hours of engine run time. This required maintenance involves removing the DPF, running it through a DPF cleaning machine, and then placing it back on the truck. Often times...

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